On March 21, Baião City Council distributed trees to public kindergartens as a way to mark the International Day of Forests.
In an atmosphere of great fun and curiosity, the preschool children planted the trees and awakened their little consciences for the preservation of nature and the importance of reforestation, not only due to the maintenance of ecosystems but also for the preservation of rural fires.
On the 28th of March, it was the turn of the 7th grade students from the three groups in the municipality, to participate in a series of activities alluding to the International Day of Forests called “The Forests, a Gift for the Future”.
The activity involved 155 students, as well as teachers and non-teaching staff.
In Almofrela, they attended workshops offered by the Humanitarian Associations of the Volunteer Firefighters of Baião and Santa Marinha do Zêzere and planted 120 trees.
At the Equestrian Center, they played several traditional games and developed painting activities, in addition to visiting the facilities and interacting with the animals.
There was also the opportunity to have fun with radical activities such as slide, rappel, climbing and tree climbing.
REFORESTATION IS EXECUTIVE PRIORITY
Reforestation is part of a broader strategy of the executive led by Paulo Pereira, through the protection of existing trees, the realization of densification, with the planting of indigenous species, as well as the improvement and expansion of the network of forest paths, a key aspect. in forest management and planning and, consequently, in preventing and fighting fires.
This is one of the measures contained in the electoral commitments that will contribute to a more resilient and orderly territory, also integrating the strategy that the greenest municipality in the district of Porto – 68 percent of the territory of Baião is composed of green areas and forest – outlined within the scope of its certification as a Sustainable Tourist Destination.